P E Design v4.02 software question

dancingirl_gwNovember 24, 2012

I bought a used emb. machine exactly like one I already had--because I loved the first one so much. The machine came with P E v4 software which I do not need because I have later version. I have had difficulty selling it because (I think) the reader/writer box connects via serial or parallel port. Most computers now have USB ports. Does anyone know of alternatives for connecting the box? The program cannot even be accessed unless the box is connected. It's a wonderful digitizing program & it's a shame not to see it put to use. I'd appreciate any and all suggestions. Thanks for tuning in.

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HUGE update! I found a cable with a serial connector on one end, (the specified Brother #) and a USB connector on the other end. Now i am GOOD TO GO!,

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 6:21PM
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I intended to upload a pix of the cable, but was too excited about my discovery....didn' t know it existed.

1 Like    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 6:27PM
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Do you still have your embroidery items for sale? (PE Scanner, etc...) If you do please let me know. Thanks! snoopyismydog@gmail.com

    Bookmark   March 12, 2015 at 6:09AM
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Harmony Olsen


I need to know the exact cord that you used on your pe design ? I just bought that exact same one i have no idea what to plug it into ...but if i had this it would be perfect...can you get the name of the usb plug for me??

Also im thinking about getting the Brother DecoscanII. The funny thing is iit has the funny cords also ....most of thease are OBSOLETE. But. They still can get some good use out of them ....im a beginner on embroidery....but love it!

Please email me @


    Bookmark   last Thursday at 8:15AM
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